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VU River Runners expand to city and walking groups

Following the establishment in March of the River Runners social running group, VU Sport is now rolling out another new running group and two walking groups.

Staff and students have joined the Footscray Park group to pound the pavement every Wednesday afternoon, in scratch and handicap races on set courses varying from 3 - 5kms along the Maribyrnong River.

VU River Runners and River Walkers groups welcomes all students, staff, community, family and friends. The group is free and open to all fitness levels, so come along and encourage others to do so too. You can improve fitness in a social and fun way. In addition to the Footscray Park running group, VU Sport have now established a River Walkers group at Footscray Park, as well as city-based River Runners and River Walkers groups.

Details are as follows:

River Runners (Footscray Park)

  • Wednesdays, 4.30pm - 5.30pm
  • Meet at the Aquatic & Fitness Centre, Building L, Level 0, Footscray Park Campus.

River Walkers (Footscray Park)

  • Mondays, 12pm, commencing 2 June
  • Meet at the Aquatic & Fitness Centre, Building L, Level 0, Footscray Park Campus.

River Runners (City)

River Walkers (City Flinders)

  • Wednesdays, 12pm commencing 4 June
  • Meet outside the Student Services Centre, Ground Level, City Flinders Campus, 300 Flinders St.

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